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Electricity Demand

Volume 984: debated on Thursday 15 May 1980

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asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what is the projected annual growth of electricity demand for the next five years.

The latest winter for which weather-corrected maximum demand figures are available is that of 1978–79. For the five-year period from then until the winter of 1983–84 the average annual growth in simultaneous maximum demand in Scotland projected by the Scottish Electricity Boards is just over 1 per cent.